Managing Mobility in Washington State: Roger Millar, WSDOT Secretary

Roger Millar, Secretary of Transportation at Washington State DOT in Olympia, Washington, highlights how the state is innovating when it comes to mobility as a service/mobility on demand and collaborating with partners across various municipalities and regions. He also addresses accessibility and equity issues, and provides an update on the SR 99 Viaduct Replacement, one of this year’s largest transportation engineering projects in the United States.

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Roger Millar, Secretary Washington State DOT

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Conversation with a Cruise Ship Captain

Marek Slaby has worked in the maritime field for nearly three decades. It’s a career that’s brought him from cargo vessels to cruise ships. During a cruise from Vancouver, British Columbia to Seward, Alaska aboard Royal Caribbean International‘s Radiance of the Seas we sat down with Captain Marek to learn a bit about what it’s like to captain a passenger ship and about the path that led him to the seas.

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New Jersey Company Provides Unique Parking, Bus Service For Suburban Commuters

Many older suburbs that grew up around train stations face the challenge of providing sufficient parking for commuters. A New Jersey-based company, a little over two years old, is doing something to address that. Boxcar is finding parking in places that have been overlooked and, in some towns, also providing bus service. It’s all available via an app.

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Improving Access to Healthy and Sustainable Transportation with Charles Brown, MPA

Charles Brown, MPA, senior researcher and adjunct professor at Rutgers University, addresses the challenges to creating healthy and sustainable communities through transportation and highlights innovative solutions, including complete streets policies. He also addresses equity issues and what communities can do to improve access to the transportation system for low-income and minority populations.

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Charles Brown, MPA

Safety Through Speed Management

This month’s episode of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast features Leah Shahum, founder and executive director of the Vision Zero Network, and Robert Spillar, director of transportation for the City of Austin, Texas. With host Bernie Wagenblast they discuss how communities can safely manage speeds with roadway design and speed limit setting, and create a speed management program to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on roads.

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